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Plus Size Fashion

Finally, A Realistic Look At The Plus-Size Fashion Industry

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 06.30.2015 | Style

"We have a problem." That sentiment from Jennie Runk, a plus-size model, is shared by both plus-size women and people working in the fashion indust...

Melissa McCarthy On Plus-Size Shopping: 'People Don't Stop At Size 12'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.27.2015 | Style

Melissa McCarthy has no time for body shaming, especially when she's shopping. The actress (and now clothing designer) recently spoke to More mag...

The 22 Most Frustrating Things About Being A Plus-Size Shopper

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.29.2015 | Style

Photo credit: John Chapple / Contributor/Getty Images We all know the struggles of shopping for our size, but those challenges can be even hard...

Don't Call This Woman's Bathing Suit Photo 'Brave'

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women

Plus-size fashionista Jessica Kane is sick and tired of people calling her "brave" for wearing a swimsuit. So she posted a glamorous bathing suit shot...

How One Photo Helped Me Make Peace With My 'Flaws'

Sarah Sapora | Posted 06.02.2015 | Women
Sarah Sapora

My point is simple. Not easy, but simple. "They" can tell you whatever they want. But so can you. You can tell yourself whatever YOU want. Longer, louder and in a way more connected to your powerful brain than anything else can be.

Curvy Supermodels Reveal True Beauty Secrets

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 05.25.2015 | Women
Erin Joy Henry

It's not easy trying to set up a conference call with five supermodels. On any given day, one is working on her fashion label between castings, another modeling the latest collections in Grand Canaria or Paris and one may be at the Lower East Side Girls Club boosting the self-confidence of young women by promoting a healthy body image.

5 Ways to Start Your Morning With Confidence and Style

Crystal Cave | Posted 04.05.2015 | Women
Crystal Cave

Inspired at how my daily routine that has increased the productivity of my clients' and myself, I've put together five ways to help you start your morning with style and confidence everyday.

The Hottest Looks From Plus Size Fashion Weekend In São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 04.05.2015 | Style
Stephen Grant

Plus Size Fashion Weekend in São Paulo was all about that bass! Fashion enthusiasts gathered at the Frei Caneca Convention Center to watch models hit the runway wearing winter 2015 looks by top designers of Brazil.

The 6 Most Important Plus-Size Fashion Moments Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Style

Plus-Size fashion had its fair share of ups and downs. In recent years, however, the progress that has been made toward a more equal, inclusive indust...

Kim Bhasin

Meet The Woman Who Wants Old Navy To Stop Charging Plus-Size Women More Than Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business

All Renee Posey wanted was to buy some pants at OldNavy.com. Now, she’s talking with Old Navy executives to try and change the way the store sells a...

Abby-Z Talks Networking and Keys to Being a Successful Woman in Business

Bryhana Moore | Posted 12.07.2014 | Business
Bryhana Moore

A word to describe Abby-Z, would be: assertive! Twenty-five years ago, Abby made a bold move to New York City, to pursue her dreams of becoming a fashion designer. Upon arriving from Los Angeles, California, Abby knew no one and had to pave her way (from scratch) in the Big Apple.

Plus-Size Runway Show Proves 'High Fashion Is For All'

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.18.2014 | Style

Evans, the United Kingdom's biggest plus-size retailer, closed out London Fashion Week with a milestone runway show. On Tuesday, the company debute...

Trendy Plus-Size Retailer Eloquii Debuts The 'Curvy Girl' Photo Shoot Of Our Dreams

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.17.2014 | Style

Allison Teng of Curvy Girl Chic is one of our favorite fashion bloggers. Trendy plus-size retailer Eloquii is one of our favorite online shopping site...

The Broke Girl's Guide To Shopping Plus-Size

Refinery29 | Liz Black | Posted 06.11.2014 | Style

With plus-size clothing getting better and better, it's hard not to want to fill up your online shopping cart every single day. But, considering most ...

Who Says Plus-Size Women Can't Wear Prints?

Jay Miranda | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Jay Miranda

It's time to stop the obsession with dressing to look thinner. It's too limiting. I know that women of all sizes feel the pressure to dress and look smaller than we actually are. It sounds awful when you put it that way, don't you think?

Plus-Size Retailer Eloquii Takes Another Step Towards Industry Inclusion With Shapewear Shop

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Style

Good news, Eloquii shoppers. The site is slowly becoming a one-stop shop for all your sartorial needs. The trendy plus-size retailer announced Wedn...

Denim For Every Plus-Size Woman's Budget

Refinery29 | Liz Black | Posted 05.22.2014 | Style

Sometimes, the denim world can feel like it's all about jeans. And, while skinnies, boyfriends, and even mom cuts have been leading the pack, we're jo...

Spring Must-Haves For Cool, Curvy Girls

Refinery29 | Marissa Rosenblum | Posted 04.27.2014 | Style

With these finds in your shopping bag (and, then, your closet), you'll be turning heads the next time you decide to soak up the sun on that grassy-kno...

The Only Things Better Than These 13 Fashion Bloggers Are Their Amazing Instagrams

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.04.2014 | Style

If you're anything like us, you've spent many an hour (as much as you can without it having a negative effect on your productivity) scrolling through ...

'Brands Think That Once You're Over A Size 8, You're Not Active'

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.25.2014 | Style

When Allison Dorst found shopping for activewear more challenging than buying maternity jeans, she knew she had to do something about it. Her solution...

How One Online Retailer Is Changing The World Of Plus-Size Fashion

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Style

Plus-size shopping hasn't always been the easiest thing to do. Between a lack of truly fashionable options and retailers incorrectly labeling their ow...

Isaac Mizrahi On The 'Right Way' For Fashion To Incorporate Plus-Size

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.17.2014 | Style

On a recent segment of HuffPost Live, fashion designer and "Project Runway: All Stars" judge Isaac Mizrahi had some insightful things to say about the...

The Rise of Contemporary Plus Size Fashion

The Curvy Fashionista | Posted 05.10.2014 | Style
The Curvy Fashionista

Contemporary plus size fashion -- a segment within the plus size fashion industry that is quickly on the rise and I am here for it. And I am not alone...

Do Not Settle, Curvy Girls

Chrystal Bougon | Posted 04.05.2014 | Style
Chrystal Bougon

We are not pretty for a fat girl. We are just pretty. We are not smart for a fat girl. We are smart.

FINALLY: Plus-Size Models Get The Industry Attention They Deserve

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.30.2014 | Style

Well, this is certainly a step in the right direction. IMG Models has signed on five new models to its label. Not stunning news for a modeling agen...